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Multidirectional four-dimensional shape measurement system
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Paper Abstract

Currently, a lot of different scanning techniques are used for 3D imaging of human body. Most of existing systems are based on static registration of internal structures using MRI or CT techniques as well as 3D scanning of outer surface of human body by laser triangulation or structured light methods. On the other hand there is an existing mature 4D method based on tracking in time the position of retro-reflective markers attached to human body. There are two main drawbacks of this solution: markers are attached to skin (no real skeleton movement is registered) and it gives (x, y, z, t) coordinates only in those points (not for the whole surface). In this paper we present a novel multidirectional structured light measurement system that is capable of measuring 3D shape of human body surface with frequency reaching 60Hz. The developed system consists of two spectrally separated and hardware-synchronized 4D measurement heads. The principle of the measurement is based on single frame analysis. Projected frame is composed from sine-modulated intensity pattern and a special stripe allowing absolute phase measurement. Several different geometrical set-ups will be proposed depending on type of movements that are to be registered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 January 2012
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8290, Three-Dimensional Image Processing (3DIP) and Applications II, 82900W (30 January 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.907706
Show Author Affiliations
Janusz Lenar, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Robert Sitnik, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Marcin Witkowski, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8290:
Three-Dimensional Image Processing (3DIP) and Applications II
Atilla M. Baskurt; Robert Sitnik, Editor(s)

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